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Senior Living

What Am I Supposed To Do Now?

By Amy Natt, MS, CMC, CSA

 

 A simple question on the surface, but there is no simple answer. This is a question I was asked this past week by a member of my early Alzheimer's support group. We had just finished an appointment with the neurologist and made a pact to stop driving due to increased episodes of disorientation. My initial response was to tell him it was lunchtime, and we could grab a bite to eat, but I knew that was not what he was really asking me. He was always a businessman and now he is searching for a purpose in a world filled with confusion and lost abilities. Around every corner, this disease was taking more and more away from him, first his golf game, then money management, then driving and now basic things like using the stove. He is intelligent and knows exactly what he wants to say, he just cannot always retrieve the information or find the right words.

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Local News

  • Moore County Heat Wins NTBA National Championship 5th Grade Division +

    The Moore County Heat basketball team brings the NTBA National Championship 5th Grade Division to Moore County at a tournament Read More
  • The Moore County Literacy Council Is Offering Tutor Training In August +

    Become A Volunteer Tutor And Make A Difference In The Life Of An Adult! Read More
  • Girl Scouts Learn About American Patriotism Through Council Patch Program +

    Raleigh, NC — Today’s girls are interested in getting out of the norm and discovering their interests and passions. This Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Sheriff Godfrey Announces Arrest Of Robbins Man Wanted On Numerous Felony Drug Offenses +

    On July 20, 2017 deputies responded to a call of suspicious vehicle located in the Robbins area of Moore County. Read More
  • Sheriff Announces Arrest For The Sexual Assault Of A 15 Year Old Female +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Paul McRae for the sexual assault of a 15 year old female. Read More
  • Police Seek Assistance Locating Runaway Teen +

    The Aberdeen Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a possible runaway teenager. Read More
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Obituaries

  • Savannah Sloan Saunders Of Carthage Obituary +

    Savannah Sloan Saunders, age 34, of Carthage was called to her heavenly home Saturday, July 22, 2017, from a tragic Read More
  • William Walter McCrimmon Obituary +

    William Walter McCrimmon, 81, passed away, Friday, July 21, 2017. Read More
  • Mr. Leroy Lockwood of Ft Washington, MD, formerly of Southern Pines Obituary +

    Mr. Leroy Lockwood, 53, of Ft Washington, MD, formerly of Southern Pines, NC, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Ft Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Sunday Afternoon Storm Leaves Power Outages & Downed Trees In Southern Moore County +

    A heavy downpour of rain combined with intense wind gust swept across Moore County Sunday afternoon between 4:00 pm and Read More
  • Local Woman Dies In Fatal Saturday Wreck +

    A Vass woman died in a single vehicle accident Saturday night outside of Cameron. Read More
  • One Injured In Two Vehicle Collision On 24/27 Thursday Outside Cameron +

    Emergency responders were dispatched to a two vehicle collision Thursday morning on NC 24/27 at the intersection of Grady Road Read More
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